Definitions for Learningˈlɜr nɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. learning, acquisition(noun)

    the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

    "the child's acquisition of language"

  2. eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedism(noun)

    profound scholarly knowledge

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  1. learning(Noun)

    An act in which something is learned.

    Learning to ride a unicycle sounds exciting.

  2. learning(Noun)

    Accumulated knowledge.

    The department head was also a scholar of great learning.

  3. learning(Noun)

    Something that has been learned

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Learning

    of Learn

  2. Learning(noun)

    the acquisition of knowledge or skill; as, the learning of languages; the learning of telegraphy

  3. Learning(noun)

    the knowledge or skill received by instruction or study; acquired knowledge or ideas in any branch of science or literature; erudition; literature; science; as, he is a man of great learning

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  1. Learning

    Learning is acquiring new, or modifying and reinforcing existing, knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing different types of information. The ability to learn is possessed by humans, animals and some machines. Progress over time tends to follow learning curves. Learning is not compulsory; it is contextual. It does not happen all at once, but builds upon and is shaped by what we already know. To that end, learning may be viewed as a process, rather than a collection of factual and procedural knowledge. Learning produces changes in the organism and the changes produced are relatively permanent. Human learning may occur as part of education, personal development, schooling, or training. It may be goal-oriented and may be aided by motivation. The study of how learning occurs is part of neuropsychology, educational psychology, learning theory, and pedagogy. Learning may occur as a result of habituation or classical conditioning, seen in many animal species, or as a result of more complex activities such as play, seen only in relatively intelligent animals. Learning may occur consciously or without conscious awareness. Learning that an aversive event can't be avoided nor escaped is called learned helplessness. There is evidence for human behavioral learning prenatally, in which habituation has been observed as early as 32 weeks into gestation, indicating that the central nervous system is sufficiently developed and primed for learning and memory to occur very early on in development.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Learning

    Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Learning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1875

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Learning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2466

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Learning' in Nouns Frequency: #858


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